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Arthur 089 oct 2013

John Arthur

Barrister and Member of the Victorian Bar at John K Arthur

29 years PQE
Melbourne, VIC, AU


John is a barrister at the Victorian Bar of over 27 years standing. An experienced advocate, his principal area of practice is general commercial litigation, including contract, sale of land, property, equity, professional negligence, corporations, insolvency, and succession.

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and ACICA. He is a National Councillor of CIArb (Australia).

John has published and presented many papers in Australia and internationally on topics in varied areas of law and practice, including equity, contract, practice and procedure, ADR and international arbitration. See: He is a co-author of Lexis publications, Civil Procedure Victoria, Lexis Nexis and Australian Uniform Evidence. He also contributes to other publications.

John is a member and on the Victorian State Committee of the Asian Australian Lawyers Association, and a member of the IBA, the Law Institute of Victoria, and Asialink’s Chairman's Club.

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Practice Areas




c/- Svenson Barristers, 205 William St., Melbourne, VIC., 3000, Australia

Virtual Practice

Practising Certificate

Admission to Practice, 1986